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Posts Tagged: Panalpina

Noble Execs Charged By SEC

Three executives from oil services firm Noble Corporation were charged today by the Securities and Exchange Commission with bribing officials in Nigeria in exchange for illegal import permits for drilling rigs.… Continue Reading

SEC Posts Cases Eligible For Whistleblower Rewards

The SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower (yes, it’s real) published its first list of enforcement actions that might be eligible for whistleblower rewards. It includes FCPA-related cases.

On the November 1 list — under the heading of ‘Claim an Award’ — are completed enforcement actions against companies and people that resulted in judgments or orders issued after July 21, 2010 with sanctions of more than $1 million.… Continue Reading

Will Nigeria Take Another Bite?

By Marcus Cohen, David Elesinmogun & Obumneme Egwuatu

The penalty for paying bribes in Nigeria may increase following demands from a Nigerian NGO that the Nigerian government seek its share of the recent anti-graft bounty. … Continue Reading

Clinton Blasts Facilitating Payments

Secretary Clinton in Lusaka, Zambia on June 10, 2011All bribes — even grease payments to customs officials — hurt economic growth, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told her audience at last week’s African Growth and Opportunity Forum in Zambia.… Continue Reading

Japan’s JGC Makes Top Ten

With yesterday’s $218.8 million criminal fine, JGC joins the top ten FCPA cases of all time. Nine now involve non-U.S. companies, and the oldest — Siemens from December 2008 — is still the biggest.… Continue Reading

Fox’s Favorites For 2010

Attorney Thomas Fox looks back on 2010’s most memorable enforcement actionsBy Thomas Fox

As December is a time for reflection on the past twelve months, I have been considering the FCPA year.Continue Reading

Compliance And Enforcement: By The Book

The case made headlines last month when seven companies settled FCPA-related charges for $236.5 million dollars. 

Logistics company Panalpina was named, along with its customers Shell, Transocean, Pride, Tidewater, Noble, and GlobalSantaFe.… Continue Reading

News From The Neighborhood

Kevin LaCroix, left, who writes the D&O Diary, had a fascinating post last week about follow-on civil litigation brought by investors against companies that have been the target of an FCPA enforcement action.… Continue Reading

Seven Companies Settle For $236.5 Million (Updated)

Making history today for the most companies to simultaneously settle FCPA-related violations, Global logistics firm Panalpina and five of its oil-and-gas services customers resolved charges with the DOJ and SEC, and another customer settled with the SEC only.… Continue Reading